Pioneer RV Park & Campground - Whitehorse, Yukon
RV Park & Campground

Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada

Local Attractions

See the animals of Alaska and the Yukon in their natural habitat.Yukon Wildlife Preserve

The Yukon Wildlife Preserve is a unique wildlife viewing facility featuring ten major species of Northern mammals (Moose, Muskoxen, Mountain Goats, Wood Bison, Mule Deer, Woodland Caribou, Elk, Lynx and two species of Thinhorn Sheep; Dall's and Stone's Sheep) presented in their natural environments. The YWP is also home to a small number of Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep, native to the Rocky Mountains of southern BC & Alberta.

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A historic  Canadian Pacific Airlines DC-3 passenger plane is mounted so perfectly on 
a pedestal at the Whitehorse International Airport that the slightest breeze causes it to swing around to point into the wind.

World's Largest Weather Vane

A historic Canadian Pacific Airlines DC-3 passenger plane is mounted so perfectly on a pedestal at the Whitehorse International Airport that the slightest breeze causes it to swing around to point into the wind. Many Yukoners love old planes, and this one was beautifully repainted and polished in 2001.

Canoeing through Miles Canyon, on the Yukon River near Whitehorse.

Miles Canyon

You can also enjoy Miles Canyon on foot, crossing it on the Robert Lowe Suspension Bridge. The canyon's wild waters, now tamed by a dam, presented a formidable challenge to the stampeders trying to reach the Klondike gold fields in 1897 and 1898. Lives were lost and gear scattered when their often crudely-built boats broke up and sank.

MacBride Museum of Yukon History
Your Yukon adventure starts here! From gold rush fever to the birth of Whitehorse, the MacBride Museum offers the most comprehensive view of the colourful characters and groundbreaking events that shaped Canada’s Yukon. Come face to face with a grizzly, play in our Kids Discovery Zone, take a tour of our new galleries and try your hand at gold panning. OPEN ALL YEAR! Daily tours, talks and gold panning during the summer. Gift Shop with local art and music.
Corner of First and Wood Street in Downtown Whitehorse
Phone 867-667-2709 Fax 867-633-6607
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Copperbelt Railway and Mining Museum

Located on the Alaska Highway, the Copperbelt Railway and
Mining Museum is an 8 hectare (20 acre) Theme Park built on the very site of one of the early copper claims. The Society is mandated to the restoration and preservation of the mining and railway history of the area. A train ride through the park allows the visitor to appreciate the rich history of the area’s Copper Belt while enjoying the nature of the boreal forest setting.

91928 Alaska Highway, Whitehorse, YT, Y1A 6E7
Phone: 867-667-6198
S.S. Klondike

One of the largest sternwheelers to ply the Yukon River has been restored and opened to the public as a National Historic Site by Parks Canada. Originally launched in 1937, the pride of Whitehorse now sits along the Yukon River at the southern entrance to the city.

Whitehorse Dam & Fish Ladder

Whitehorse Dam & Fish Ladder

The Yukon River was dammed in 1954 to provide hydro-electric power for Whitehorse, and to provide flood control. The following year, the world's longest wooden fish ladder was built to allow spawning salmon to reach the creeks where they were born. Located at the edge of the Riverdale residential area, the fish ladder has an excellent interpretive centre that includes underwater viewing windows.

Let the friendly staff at the Whitehorse Visitor Recption Centre give you a hand planning your trip.

Yukon Visitor Reception Centre

Enjoy a beautiful film that shows the Yukon from the air and introduces you to many of the territory's residents. An interactive map and friendly travel counselors will help you to plan the details of your trip beyond Whitehorse. Many pieces of stained glass, sculptures and First Nations art, as well as a large mineral display, can also been enjoyed. Admission is free.

A family of life-size wooly mammoths frolic in the snow outside the Beringia Centre in Whitehorse

Beringia Interpretive Centre

Take a trip back more than 10,000 years, to a time when woolly mammoths, scimitar-toothed cats and other megafauna roamed the Yukon. The Beringia land bridge connected Asia to North America, allowing the first people to come to this continent, and the Beringia Centre brings their story to life.

Children enjoying the Whitehorse waterfront model at the Yukon Transportation Museum.

Yukon Transportation Museum

For a true understanding of Yukon character visit the Yukon Transportation Museum – A Moving Experience. Come and experience big, impressive modes of transportation that tell dramatic, authentic, and personal stories of Yukon ingenuity and self-sufficiency. The Yukon Transportation Museum brings to life over 100 years of transportation history in the Yukon. Follow the stories of the early transportation pioneers. At the Yukon Transportation Museum you will see, read, and hear about the rich history of the north through lively stories and the interesting, detailed and surprising size of displays. Group tours are welcome.

The stained glass mural at the Yukon Territorial Government building.

Yukon Government Building

A beautiful stained glass mural running the entire length of the lobby shows the history of the territory, and artwork from the Yukon Permanent Art Collection is on display throughout the building. Free guided tours are available.

The Yukon Archives is located on the beautiful Yukon College campus.

Yukon Archives

Located at the beautiful Yukon College campus, the climate-controlled vaults at the archives house the physical records of the Yukon's past, from mining claim certificates to marriage records, photograph albums and personal journals. A huge reading library is also available, and admission is free.

Old Log Church - Whitehorse, Yukon

Old Log Church

The original Anglican Church in downtown Whitehorse now houses a museum describing the introduction and spread of Christianity in the Yukon and the hardy men and women involved.

Log Skyscraper
Log Skyscrapers

This unique pair of log buildings, dating to the boom years of Alaska Highway construction, is in downtown Whitehorse at Lambert and Third Avenue.

White Pass Depot

The completion of the White Pass and Yukon Railway (WP&YR) was a major engineering accomplishment that combined British financing, American engineering and Canadian labour. The Whitehorse train depot became the centre of the town, at the hub of rail, road and river transportation. The original building was built in 1900, but burnt down in the great fire of 1905. It was immediately rebuilt with further renovations in 1935, 38, 43, 52 and 53. It remains at the centre of the city and remains one of the historical buildings in the area.

Cruise along Lynn Canal on the Fjord Express to Juneau

Fjord Express to Juneau

Enjoy a wildlife and sightseeing cruise through Alaska's most scenic waterway, plus a chance to see the breathtaking sceneries of Skagway, Haines and Juneau, all in one day! Depart Skagway and Haines in the morning, head south through the Lynn Canal, the continent's longest and deepest glacial fjord. Available in various packages. For more information, click here.

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Pioneer RV Park & Campground
91091 Alaska Highway
Whitehorse, Yukon
Canada     Y1A 5V9

Phone: (867) 668-5944
Fax: (867) 668-5947
Outside of Whitehorse:
Toll Free: 1-866-626-7383
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